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The Resource Among the islands, Tim Flannery

Among the islands, Tim Flannery

Label
Among the islands
Title
Among the islands
Statement of responsibility
Tim Flannery
Title variation
  • Among the islands
  • Adventures in the Pacific
Title variation remainder
adventures in the Pacific
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A scientist credited with discovering more species than Darwin recounts the first major trips of his career, several expeditions to often remote Pacific islands where he found amazing animals, harsh weather, strange local taboos, and dense jungle
Summary
Twenty-five years ago, young Australian museum curator Tim Flannery set out to research the fauna of the Pacific Islands. He shares his accounts of discovering, naming, and sometimes eating new mammal species, being thwarted or aided by local customs, and undertaking historic scientific expeditions.
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10036685
Cataloging source
IEP
Dewey number
919.04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DU23.5
LC item number
.F58 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
adventures in the Pacific
Label
Among the islands, Tim Flannery
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Melbourne : Text Pub., 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn814230235
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
246 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802120403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)814230235
Label
Among the islands, Tim Flannery
Publication
Note
Originally published: Melbourne : Text Pub., 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn814230235
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
246 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802120403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)814230235

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